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Tourism sector suffers USD 4.5 trillion for 2020, says WTTC

Tourism sector suffers USD 4.5 trillion for 2020, says WTTC

The post Tourism sector suffers USD 4.5 trillion for 2020, says WTTC appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. An economic impact report (EIR) from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the full impact of Covid-19 on global tourism. According to WTTC, the sector suffered a loss of almost USD […]

Delaying restart of international travel will cost UK economy USD 37 billion: WTTC

Delaying restart of international travel will cost UK economy USD 37 billion: WTTC

The post Delaying restart of international travel will cost UK economy USD 37 billion: WTTC appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has warned that nearly GBP 27 billion (USD 37.46 billion) will be lost from the UK economy if the government delays restarting international travel […]

WTTC to hold Global Summit in April 2021

WTTC to hold Global Summit in April 2021

The highly-anticipated World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 20th Global Summit, will now take place in April – one month later than the originally planned date. The Global Summit is being organised in partnership with the government of Quintana Roo in Mexico and will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 25-27 April. WTTC, which represents […]

Abandon concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and focus on ‘high-risk travellers’: WTTC

Abandon concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and focus on ‘high-risk travellers’: WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on how individual ‘high-risk travellers’ are treated at borders. Instead, WTTC says governments around the world should redefine their whole approach to risk assessment, to revive international business and leisure travel. Combined with a […]

Over 100 million global tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021: WTTC

Over 100 million global tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021: WTTC

More than 100 million jobs could return to the global travel and tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). A strong summer of travel is expected as the sector begins its road to recovery from late March onwards, with many major […]

Maldives gets Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC

Maldives gets Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has recognised the efforts of Maldives in implementing enhanced health and safety measures, in line with the WTTC global Safe Travels protocols, and creating a safe, gradual plan by rebuilding confidence among travellers and ensuring a coordinated approach in restarting its tourism industry. Maldives achieved the Safe Travels […]

New milestone: WTTC celebrates as Philippines becomes 100th destination to get ‘Safe Travels’ stamp

New milestone: WTTC celebrates as Philippines becomes 100th destination to get ‘Safe Travels’ stamp

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that in just three short months, 100 destinations are now using its ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, with the Philippines becoming the official 100th destination. WTTC, which represents the global travel and tourism private sector, made history earlier this year when it launched the world’s first ever global […]

Destinations need to adopt new protocols for health and hygiene measures: WTTC

Destinations need to adopt new protocols for health and hygiene measures: WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled a new report that explores the implications of the trends for each of four key travel and tourism stakeholders: travellers, businesses, workforce and communities. WTTC, which represents the global travel and tourism private sector, worked closely with Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm, along with […]

WTTC acknowledges UK’s commitment to work with private sector to save tourism

WTTC acknowledges UK’s commitment to work with private sector to save tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) acknowledged the leadership of the UK, for its support to the private sector at the historic meeting of G20 countries and CEOs of the world’s leading companies. At the request of Saudi Arabia, G20 Chair, WTTC presented a plan which aims to resume international travel and tourism and […]

WTTC stresses on implementation of testing on departure at airports across Europe

WTTC stresses on implementation of testing on departure at airports across Europe

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has highlighted the need for rapid and cost-effective testing on departure regime at airports. Gloria Guevara, president and CEO of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said: “It is very encouraging to see the door beginning to open to allow airport testing on departure. We have been calling for […]

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